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Fresh Expressions is about listening to what the Spirit is already up to in our communities and forming wells for the living water that is already bubbling up from the ground.

The Reverend Dr. Michael Adam Beck


Fresh Expressions with Michael Adam Beck resources church leaders to serve the present age… 

If you long to reach new people for the Church in new ways, this new channel will help you understand what Fresh Expressions of the church are, how you can start your own, and will provide you with case studies of Fresh Expressions “in the wild.”  

As new content is developed, you can expect to find training videos, regular check-ins from Michael, regarding best practices, and more!  

Do church differently with Fresh Expressions with Michael Adam Beck on Amplify Media. 

Who is Michael Adam Beck?


Michael Adam Beck is Director of Re-Missioning for Fresh Expressions U.S. and Cultivator of Fresh Expressions for the Florida Conference of the United Methodist Church. Michael serves as co-pastor of Wildwood UMC with his wife Jill, where they direct addiction recovery programs, a jail ministry, a food pantry, an interracial unity movement and house a faith-based inpatient treatment center. Wildwood is a traditional congregation and a network of 13 fresh expressions that gather in tattoo parlors, dog parks, salons, running tracks, community centers and burrito joints. Michael earned a Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary and a Doctorate in Semiotics and Future Studies at Portland Seminary. He is the author of Deep Roots, Wild Branches, A Field Guide to Methodist Fresh Expressions, and Doing Justice Together. Jill and Michael currently live in Wildwood. They have a blended family of eight children, four grandchildren and two pugs. 

Fresh Expressions Resources from Abingdon Press